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Tag: Car

Hot Wheels Creates Real Life X-Wing Race Car

Hot Wheels Creates Real Life X-Wing Race Car
Check out this one-of-a-kind Star Wars X-Wing Fighter vehicle from Hot Wheels. It’s full size, mind you. Not a tiny toy. It is currently on display at San Diego Comic-Con. Wow. Just wow. The only problem…

General Motors Unveils New Feature to Prevent Kids Dying in a Hot Car

General Motors Unveils New Feature to Prevent Kids Dying in a Hot Car
It is a tragic scenario that has been in the news far too often. Kids being left in a car and dying from the extreme heat. So far this summer, 12 kids died from heatstroke due…
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Deal: Save 59% on this High Speed 4-Port USB Universal Car Charger

Deal: Save 59% on this High Speed 4-Port USB Universal Car Charger
Even if you have a brand new car, you’re lucky if it’s got two USB ports. And if you’ve got an older vehicle, you almost surely have none. This handy charger plugs into your car’s 12VDC…

Sashimi Tabernacle Choir Art Car Has Singing and Dancing Fish, Lobsters

Sashimi Tabernacle Choir Art Car Has Singing and Dancing Fish, Lobsters
Holy Mackerel. This guy wanted to up the game of his boxy old Volvo, so naturally he covered it in animatronic singing and dancing lobsters and Big Mouth Billy Bass fish – as any of us…

Tesla Model S Activated via Amazon Echo: I Need Ya Buddy!

Tesla Model S Activated via Amazon Echo: I Need Ya Buddy!
There are various features of Tesla’s cars that can be activated using mobile apps. If you have a compatible garage door opener, you can even have a Tesla vehicle enter or exit your garage with just…

Gentoo Emulated on Tesla Model S: mv /home/hu.man /office

Gentoo Emulated on Tesla Model S: mv /home/hu.man /office
Tesla Motors’ cars are some of the nerdiest vehicles you can get. But programmer su – tesla made her Model S even smarter by rooting the car’s on-board computer, allowing her to emulate the Linux distro…

NERF Battle Racer Puts the Foam Beatdown on Wheels

NERF Battle Racer Puts the Foam Beatdown on Wheels
The kids in our old neighborhood were always having NERF wars. I decided to arm my son up right and bought one of those giant battery powered NERF guns that could sling multiple darts per second.…

Deal: Save 28% on the AIR Ionic Car Air Purifier & Charger

Deal: Save 28% on the AIR Ionic Car Air Purifier & Charger
Keep your mobile devices charged and your car smelling fresh and clean with this two-in-one gadget. The Schatzii AIR combines an ionic car air purifier with a USB charger. It plugs into your car’s 12VDC socket,…

Wall of Bugs Has a Volkswagen Beetle

Wall of Bugs Has a Volkswagen Beetle
There are a bunch of museums in the US and around the world I would like to visit one day. The Smithsonian is at the top of my list. I didn’t even know that Cleveland had…

Jay Leno Test Drives the Life-size Darth Vader Hot Wheels Car

Jay Leno Test Drives the Life-size Darth Vader Hot Wheels Car
Who knew that they were building Hot Wheels cars in 1:1 scale? This is a life-size Darth Vader Hot Wheels car with every detail that the toy version has, plus a few extra, like being able…

Review: The 2016 Toyota Prius Is a Marvel of Modern Engineering

Review: The 2016 Toyota Prius Is a Marvel of Modern Engineering
Toyota recently invited me out to southern California to take some time getting to know the new 2016 Prius. While the Prius is known for its exceptional fuel economy and eco-consciousness, it doesn’t exactly have a…

The World’s First Car Vending Machine

The World’s First Car Vending Machine
Need a car? Just stick a coin into the slot. This machine will activate and pull a car out of its inventory, delivering it to you. You can watch it descend to meet you on ground…

Alcatel Onetouch 4G Car WiFi Hotspot: Is There Net Yet?

Alcatel Onetouch 4G Car WiFi Hotspot: Is There Net Yet?
Some new cars have a built-in Wi-Fi connection over cellular data. But unless you’re willing to buy an entire car just for that feature, you’re better off with Alcatel Onetouch’s upcoming 4G Car WiFi mobile hotspot,…

How to Jump Start a Car with AA Batteries

How to Jump Start a Car with AA Batteries
When your car battery dies, you can either ask someone for a jump start, or call for some roadside assistance and let them handle the process when they arrive. Those are the most common practices, but…

MotorMood Car Light Lets You Thank Drivers with a Smiley Face

MotorMood Car Light Lets You Thank Drivers with a Smiley Face
There are times when a honk is not enough. MotorMood is a stick-on rear light for cars. Using its infrared remote control, you can flash it momentarily to reveal a smiley face and acknowledge a fellow…

DM Blade Supercar has 3D Printed Chassis: The Arduino of Cars

DM Blade Supercar has 3D Printed Chassis: The Arduino of Cars
Last year we saw Local Motors’ Strati, a compact car with a 3D printed body, seats, windshield and support structures. Divergent Microfactories’ (DM) Blade prototype supercar looks much better – and is apparently much more powerful…
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